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For up-to-date information on North Carolina licenses, regulations and other wildlife resources, please visit the agency’s website NCWildlife.org.
Furbearer species are mammals that are trapped primarily for their fur and include carnivores such as raccoons and coyotes, rodents such as beaver and muskrats, and North Carolina's only marsupial, the opossum.
Tips on Coexisting with Wildlife
Contact a Wildlife Management Biologist
Contact a licensed trapper during the trapping season
Contact a private Wildlife Damage Control Agent
Animal Control Officers and Wild Animals (PDF)